Police investigating suspicious death in Bayhead

The death of a woman in Bayhead is being ruled suspicious by police. Late Sunday night, shortly before midnight Sept. 18, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call from a Clarks Road residence. Upon arrival...

Man charged with first-degree murder in Bayhead death

A 49-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman earlier this week. The accused is also facing a charge of attempted murder. It is the publication's company...

Local family fundraising to purchase insulin pump for daughter

One local family is hoping to make life just a little bit easier for their nine-year-old daughter. Sheri Cameron and her husband, Curtis, are fundraising to help purchase an insulin pump for Courtney, one of...

Changes coming to Tatamagouche emergency department

The hours of operation at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre are changing for two months. Beginning Aug. 1, the emergency centre will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through...

A community tribute

TATAMAGOUCHE - If you’ve spent a significant amount of time in the Tatamagouche area over the years, you’ve probably heard the name Morley Bentley. Maybe he was your teacher years ago,...

Dinner is served

A taste of Mexico is getting some attention in Tatamagouche. Rich Pridham and his wife, Andrea, have been serving up tacos, nachos, and the infamous gringo sauce since the beginning of May at Taco Gringo...

Among the best

  A 17-year-old has been named a finalist for the Loran Award. Maria Duynisveld, a Grade 12 student at Pugwash District High School, was sponsored for the award by her school in October. Through an extensive...

Earltown farmers, business owners join together to launch inaugural market season

EARLTOWN - Local farmers’ markets are kicking off their season, and that includes the brand new one in Earltown. Shannon Dalberg and Pamela Craig are two of the members...

Local fisherman adamant effluent pipe into strait won’t go ahead

The president of the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association is “very concerned” about a proposed effluent pipe from Northern Pulp in Pictou County out into the Northumberland Strait. “We are adamant it’s not going to happen,” said...

Department of Labour investigating workplace death at Balfron farm

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has confirmed its investigating a workplace death at Ebbett's Meadow Brook Farm. Chrissy Matheson, the spokesperson for the provincial department, said the fatality occurred July 26. "Our thoughts are...